Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | February 8, 2013
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The Boyz were brilliant!
Local football experts have described Jamaica's result against CONCACAF kingpins Mexico on Wednesday night as a big 'victory' to kick off the nation's push towards a second appearance in the FIFA World Cup next year in Brazil....

Precious point for Reggae Boyz
MEXICO CITY, Mexico (CMC):Outstanding goal-keeping from Donovan Ricketts and robust defending helped Jamaica to neutralise Mexico's raids and forced a 0-0 draw in their opening game Wednesday night in final round of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World...

Hockey coach hails team
Yolanda Reid, coach of Jamaica's floor hockey team which won a silver medal at the Special Olympic Winter Games in South Korea two days ago, said yesterday that the team did well, despite injuries and illness that affected some...

New age group champs on board
A series of new champions were crowned at the end of the first leg of the 2013 National Age Group Chess Championships last weekend at St Hugh's Preparatory School....

Chelsea look to halt slump
LONDON (AP):With the English Premier League summit increasingly out of sight, Chelsea's priority now is avoiding sliding out of the top four.A loss at Newcastle last weekend after a draw against Reading has seen Chelsea's grip on third place loosened...

Have a Perfect Day
With as many as six favourites obliging at Caymanas Park last Saturday, the Pick-9 was cornered by a multitude of punters and starts anew with the guaranteed minimum of $1 million.Both Super-6s were also caught by many ...

Boxers to fight for charity
Leroy BrownGleaner WriterAndrew Boland, who operates the Hard Knocks Gym in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, is leading a team of boxers and their coaches to Oracabessa tomorrow to present a 'Boxing for Charity' show at the Oracabessa High School, dubbed...

Close race looms for Eastern Champs title
The Eastern Secondary Schools Sports Association (ESSSA)/Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Track and Field Championship promises to be another competitive affair when more than 900 athletes representing 21 schools compete...

Drugs, crime links rock Aussie sport
CANBERRA:Widespread drug use by elite athletes and links with organised crime uncovered in a yearlong Australian government investigation have rocked a nation that prides itself on its sporting achievements and its collective notion of fair play."...


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